The dollar index (the dollar against a basket of six currencies of major US trading partners) grew by 0.21% to to 97.11 item after news about saving Federation the U.S. base rate at a minimum.
MOSCOW, 28 Oct. The Euro against the dollar on Wednesday for the first time since August 10 had dropped below 1.1 dollars per Euro as fed decision U.S. rate, according to AFP.
As at 21.24 GMT, the Euro against the dollar fell to 1,0940 1,0948 of the dollar from the dollar to the Euro. The dollar exchange rate to yen has grown to 120,81 yen per dollar with 120,45 yen per dollar on Tuesday.
The dollar index (the dollar against a basket of six currencies of major US trading partners) rose by 0.53% to 97,42 item.
The U.S. Federal reserve on Wednesday again kept its base rate at a minimum level of 0-0. 25%, as analysts expected. While the regulator did not rule out a rate hike in December, depending on employment and inflation.
The rate increase would have a greater support for the U.S. currency.
The fed last raised the base rate 29 June 2006. In 2007-2008, the regulator gradually reduced rate until, until it reached the lowest level of 0-0. 25% in December 2008.